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: News Briefing

: Farming Today

Farming, food and countryside news, market trends, weather Producers TIM FINNEY


Producers: Tim Finney
Unknown: Rebecca Pow

: Prayer for the Day



Unknown: Andrew McLellan

: Today

Presented by Brian Redhead and Peter Hobday
6.30, 7.30, 8.30 News Summary
6.45* Business News With PETER DAY
7.0,8.0 Today's News Read by SIMON VANCE
7.20* Your Letters
7.25*, 8.25* Sport with GARRY RICHARDSON
7.45* Thoughtfor the Day


Presented By: Brian Redhead
Presented By: Peter Hobday
Read By: Simon Vance
Unknown: Garry Richardson

: Four Suspense Stories



Unknown: Frederick Forsyth

: News

: Call Nick Ross: [number removed]

Each Tuesday morning, Nick and his studio guests are on hand to discuss, with you, a topic or issue that's hit the headlines.
Producer NICK UTECHIN Lines open from 8.0 am

: Morning Story

Girl on a Horse by MICHAEL A. PEARSON
Read by Timothy Kightley Producer PAMELA HOWE BBCBristol


Unknown: Michael A. Pearson
Read By: Timothy Kightley
Producer: Pamela Howe

: Daily Service

New Every Morning, page 102; Glorious things of thee are spoken (BBC HB 176); Psalm 121; Luke 10, vv 29-37; Help us to help each other, Lord (BBC HB 378) Stereo

: Thirty-Minute Theatre

Water and the Source by ANNA WHEATLEY
Two recently bereaved brothers, divided by time and temperament, reunite for a day's fishing. Looking into the waters of the river neither can escape the image of their drowned mother.
Directed by PENNY GOLD Stereo


Unknown: Anna Wheatley
Directed By: Penny Gold
the Younger brother: Anton Lesser
the Older brother: Christopher Fairbank

: The Living World

Wildfowl management is not what it used to be.
Jeremy Cherfas finds out why so many ornithologists and goose eggs have to travel by plane nowadays.
Producer TIM HAINES BBCBristol


Unknown: Jeremy Cherfas
Producer: Tim Haines

: You and Yours

Susan Rae with the latest news and advice for consumers.


Unknown: Susan Rae

: Brain of Britain 1987

A nationwide general knowledge contest in which listeners compete to become this year's Brain of Britain.
Chairman Robert Robinson First Round: North Alan Stewart
(retired architect)
Ian Sutton (accountant) Fred Booth
(retired schoolmaster) Christine Dacey
(care assistant for the elderly) The programme includes Beat the Brains, in which listeners put their own questions to the contestants.
Programme devised by JOHN P. WYNN Questions set by IAN GILLIES
Producer RICHARD EDIS. Stereo


Unknown: Robert Robinson
Unknown: Ian Sutton
Unknown: Christine Dacey
Unknown: John P. Wynn
Unknown: Ian Gillies
Producer: Richard Edis.

: The World at One: News

Presented by Gordon Clough


Presented By: Gordon Clough

: The Archers

: Listening Corner

Today's story: Grainne's 's Grandpa to the Rescue Stereo

: Woman's Hour

Introduced by Dilly Barlow
Homework - the Way Forward? A recent report by HM
Inspectorate pinpointed homework - properly set and carefully marked - as the key to raising standards in schools. Penny Searley canvasses the views of parents, teachers and pupils.
Serial: No More than Human (8)


Introduced By: Dilly Barlow

: The Afternoon Play: Men!

by Howard Wakeling
Man (pl. men): adult human being, heroic figure, gallant, virile, unshrinking, unshakeable... until the wife leaves home taking the cat and the instructions for the washing machine with her!
Stereo (R)


Writer: Howard Wakeling
Director: Caroline Raphael
Oliver: David Haig
Dan: Tom Georgeson
Adrian: Trevor Nichols
Warren: Scott Cherry
Rex: Garard Green
Hector: Gordon Reid
Martin: Jamie Roberts

: News

: In Business

The last programme in the series about what's new in the world of work and enterprise. Presented by Rodney Smith Business on the Line
The telephone and its associated gadgetry continues to revolutionise business, but what happens when the line goes down?
Series researcher SIAN JAR VIS Producer ANDREW VIVIAN


Presented By: Rodney Smith
Producer: Andrew Vivian

: Kaleidoscope

: PM

Presented by Carole West and Bill Frost continued on VHF/FM 5.50-5.55


Presented By: Carole West
Presented By: Bill Frost

: The Six O'Clock News

With PAULINE BUSHNELL including Financial Report


Unknown: Pauline Bushnell

: Trivia Test Match


: News

: The Archers

(Re-broadcast tomorrow at 1.40 pm)

: File on 4

Major issues, changing attitudes, important events at home and abroad
Reporter Hugh Prysor-Jones Producer JOHN FORSYTH Editor BRIAN WALKER BBC Manchester


Reporter: Hugh Prysor-Jones
Producer: John Forsyth
Editor: Brian Walker

: Travellers' Tales

In which Jeremy Siepmann recounts the adventures and reflections of musicians abroad. 7: Liszt the Man with John Shrapnel and Angela Down
Producer RAY ABBOTT. Stereo
(Angela Down is in 'Breaking the Code' at the Comedy Theatre. London; John Shrapnel is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company)


Unknown: Jeremy Siepmann
Unknown: John Shrapnel
Producer: Ray Abbott.
Unknown: Angela Down
Unknown: John Shrapnel

: The Tuesday Feature

Future Lives

: In Touch

News. views and information for people with a visual handicap Presented by Ian Macrae Producer SUSAN DENNY
Listeners can phone with enquiries and comments relating to the programme on [number removed]Lines openfrom 8.30 to 10.15pm Details of the 'In Touch
Handbook' in print, tape, moon and Braille, from
Broadcasting Support Services, PO Box 7, London W36XJ


Presented By: Ian MacRae
Producer: Susan Denny

: Kaleidoscope

Natalie Wheen presents tonight's edition, which includes interviews, and news and reviews of films, books, plays, broadcasting, music and exhibitions.


Unknown: Natalie Wheen
Producer: Mike Greenwood

: A Book at Bedtime

The Songlines (2)

: The World Tonight

Presented by Michael Vestey


Presented By: Michael Vestey

: Choices for Voices

1: Getting There
'Singing is an addiction'
(the late ALFRED ALEXANDER , throat specialist)
In the first of two programmes on the career structure of the singer, operatic bass Robert Lloyd talks to some of his colleagues and asks what got them started, what they hoped to get out of singing, and how they adjusted to changing perspectives as their respective careers began to unfold - or to fold.


Unknown: Alfred Alexander
Bass: Robert Lloyd

: Open University

11.30 Open Forum: University Magazine
11.50 Hopkins Religious Poetry
12.10 am Music Interlude

: News

followed by an interlude

: Schools Night-time Broadcasting

A-level History: The Tudor World
12.30 Land and People (R) (e) and at 12.50 The Church (R) (e)

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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